Tag Archives: Romance

Emma by Jane Austen

At this point there isn’t a Jane Austen novel I haven’t already read, but such joys should never be experienced only in the singularity.  So it was with anticipation that I picked up Emma after many years of first experiencing … Continue reading

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Dear Enemy by Jack Cavanaugh

Set during the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, Dear Enemy is a work of Christian historical fiction with the main characters being an army nurse and a German soldier.  Nurse Annie Rawlins finds herself behind enemy lines, when … Continue reading

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The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats by Jean Philipp Sendker

An interesting story set in Burma, with a touch of magic and romance, by German author Jean Philipp Sendker.  The mysterious story begins when a New York City lawyer suddenly disappears leaving his wife and two children behind.  He had … Continue reading

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Blindspot by Jane Kamensky and Jill Lepore

A team effort, Blindspot is a tale of 18th century Boston written by history professors Jane Kamensky and Jill Lepore.  It’s quality historical fiction, well-researched, with an entertaining story about a portrait painter, Stewart Jameson, and a young woman who … Continue reading

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Persuasion by Jane Austen

What can I say?  Is there any novel by Jane Austen that is not wonderful?  Persuasion, her last book, is certainly that.  The main characters, Anne Elliot and naval officer Frederick Wentworth were betrothed and happily in love in days … Continue reading

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Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Catherine Morland is a young woman of good breeding but no money in the early 19th century.  She is invited to travel to Bath with her wealthy, but childless neighbors, and her first foray into society is filled with romance … Continue reading

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The Last Chinese Chef by Nicole Mones

Nicole Mones knocked another one out of the park for me with The Last Chinese Chef!  The story begins when Maggie McElroy must travel to China to attend to a paternity suit against her late husband’s estate.  Maggie, a food … Continue reading

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